Use toilet paper and planet cut outs to really get a sense of each planet's distance from the sun. Instead of including Pluto, make that tab the dwarf planets. Have students include the names and locations of each of the 5 dwarf planets.
Big is the Solar System? -While we all realize that our solar system is large, we may not have a good idea of just how huge it actually is. Enter the folks from ‘It’s Okay to be Smart’ with the outdoor solar system model they put together for this video